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takeaways

  • • Burnout can be thought of as severe and chronic energy depletion.
  • • There are four categories of personal energy:
  • • Physical.
  • • Emotional.
  • • Cognitive.
  • • Spiritual (existential).
  • • You can increase physical energy with rest, exercise and good diet.
  • • You can increase emotional energy by building a culture of appreciation and positivity.
  • • You can increase cognitive energy by decreasing workplace interruptions and encouraging frequent breaks.
  • • You can increase spiritual energy by reconnecting with the meaning of work.

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